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Jeon So Mi was so discontent with her looks that she even considered plastic surgery?

By jubilantj   Thursday, June 2, 2016   109,023   4,495   0
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Jeon So Mi opened up about the inferiority complex she suffered over her looks in the past on the June 2 broadcast of 'Happy Together.' 

So Mi's father Matthew Douma explained, "Because So Mi is a mixed child, she went through really tough times in her childhood. She wanted to hide her Western look with plastic surgery," shocking everyone. So Mi added, "I wanted to lower my nose and color my hair black. And I was ugly back in the day. I suffered from child obesity." 


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The MCs assured her, "Nowadays, there are people who color their hair bright colors. You don't need to think like that. Your makeup style is popular, too," in an attempt to dissipate all her past insecurities. 


So Mi further revealed that her father was a professional photographer, and that she would model for him from time to time. She said, "I cried because I used to hate taking pictures. But as I started appearing on TV, I realized that those pictures actually helped me a lot. I'm thankful toward my Dad.





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AJLee (Banned) Sunday, June 5, 2016

OMFG, this freakin plastic girl again..wtf AKP??

sweetyini  AJLee (Banned) Wednesday, June 8, 2016

bye hater :)

hiroonakamura Saturday, June 4, 2016

how big a role did the dad have on descendants of the sun

daFoolio Friday, June 3, 2016

gosh... i thought it would be fairly more common to see mixed ppl in korea now... i think its commendable that although she is mixed.... her korean is excellent and come on... even her dad speaks korean!!

voidending Friday, June 3, 2016

I actually find the  mix of western and eastern beauty to be quite the contender.

whateverthecase Friday, June 3, 2016

the same people who bullied her are the same people who want to have her Western features. Jealousy is what it was

RAS33 Friday, June 3, 2016

I don't get why mixed get bullied. I seriously would want to friend all of them especially if there mix is very opposite!! It's really so cool!

L_catzzz RAS33 Friday, June 3, 2016

Yup. Me too. I like mixed as well. I'm mixed myself btw...

riae158 RAS33 Friday, June 3, 2016

I'm mixed, and people bully us because they don't see as being "enough" for them, especially if we don't look enough like them. So instead of being included in two cultures, we're often excluded from both. :/

RAS33 riae158 Saturday, June 4, 2016

I don't get that. That makes no sense. So sorry

riae158 RAS33 Saturday, June 4, 2016

It's not always like this, thankfully, but that'd just how it is most of the time. But I'm glad people like you see the problem with this. Hopefully we can create a better world for mixed people (and all people in general) in the future :)

ShayMin Friday, June 3, 2016



nemomeetsrabbit Friday, June 3, 2016

its weird that mixed kids get bullied in korea when most of them now like to do make up to looked western

yolanda_ec nemomeetsrabbit Friday, June 3, 2016

ikr everyone in my school gets so excited when we realise someone is mixed and the mixed race people are generally really pretty too :3 i dont get why mixed race people get bullied in korea

ajshawol1990 Friday, June 3, 2016

many mixed kids seem to be having the same problem as Somi. Even Vernon used to get bullied for his looks!

beyondordinary Friday, June 3, 2016

Girl, I envy halfies. But her insecurities aren't a surprise, some/most Koreans are pressured to look better. I hope she doesn't feel like she has to change anymore because she's already so beautiful!

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